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Wethersfield Gets Funding For New Bus Shelters

Wethersfield Gets Funding For New Bus Shelters

WETHERSFIELD -- The planning and zoning commission this week unanimously approved plans for nine new bus shelters, most of them to replace existing shelters. The new shelters come after more than a decade of discussions with CTTransit on what to do about the increasingly dilapidated structures, said Peter Gillespie, planning and economic development director Peter Gillespie. "There has been a longstanding effort to replace our existing, worn-out shelters," Gillespie said. "The primary issue was funding." CTTransit was recently able to tap federal funds to pay the $135,000 tab for the shelters, Gillespie said. The town will cover $13,500 of that cost, he said. ...

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